Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
. that i have the genetic front loading for alcoholism. we know today from the science that a kid who has the genetic front loading for addiction and suffers trauma in their add less dense is 50% more likely to develop adickive disease later in life and co occurring mental illness. this i wasn't responsible for that, ok? we need to get serious about both gun control and treating mental illness in this country. >> cenk: republicans don't want to treat mental illness. they just want to register people so they can put them on a list somewhere. >> that's crazy. that's crazy. >> cenk: you know, then that leads to the question based on what you're saying if mental health is connected oh addiction, do they want a list for addicts, as well and what are they going to do with that list? >> i don't know, but the truth is this is insanity. i mean, we are the richest country on the planet. we, you know, we have an obligation to begin, you know, for every dollar that goes to the national institute of health only 10 cents negotiation to the national institute of mental health. we are now beginning to re
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> cenk: so we've been telling you about this stop and frisk program in new york city. it's outrageous because they go into private buildings--the police get permission from the landlords, whether the landlords want to give permission, that's a different question. but they go in and without reasonable suspicion they stop people all the time and frisk them to see if they can find something on them. but finally a judge in manhattan federal court said this is kind of unconstitutional, quote while it may be difficult to say when precisely to draw the line between constitutional and unconstitutional police encounterers such a line exists. and nypd has systematically crossed it when making trespass stops outside buildings. now to give a sense of why she ruled that way well, there was an enormous number of stop and frisks in 2011, 685,000 of them. my favorite number is that 88% of the people who were stopped and frisked were totally innocent. it doesn't appear that they're hitting the right target quite often. i wonder if
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
's not worth it. >> cenk: that's tough to hear every single time. e.s.p.n. explains the science of concussion a little more. >> big blows like this one can be the equivalent of taking a sledgehammer to the head. it's not just pro football. studies show high school football and even pee wee league football players are exposing themselves to the dangers of head trauma. >> he is not alone in committing suicide. recently andre waters, known as dan day dirty waters killed himself, duerson with the bears and ray easter ling. >> game over, politics are turning the sports world upside down. great to talk to you. talk to me about these concussions. that what can it is nfl do about it? >> very little. they find them receivers in a similar position as the tobacco industry, you're never going to make a cigarette safe. similarly, you'll never make the sport of playing football safe, whether you're talking about the pee wee league, high school, pop warner or the nfl. the case of junior, it puts an exclamation point on now what are several years of new medical data we now know about the cost of playing foot
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade.